Recorder Passports Information

Passport application forms should be obtained and completed prior to your appointment. Please bring completed forms with you to your appointment.

Forms can be found on the Travel.State.Gov website, or call us at (712) 328-5609 #1 and we'll mail them to you.

Passport Forms

You must apply in person using Form DS-11 if at least one of the following is true: 

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport
  • You are under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago

If none of the above statements apply to you, you may be eligible to renew using Form DS-82.

Current Expected Processing Wait Times
Routine Service Expedited Service Mail Time
6-8 Weeks 2-3 Weeks *Expected Wait Times do not include mail time. Please allow up to an additional 4 weeks for mail time.*

Application Types & Services

Adult Applicants (age 16 and older)

Minor Applicants (age 15 and younger)

Passport Photos

Passport Appointments

Monthly Avoca Passport Day

Phone (712) 328-5612
Fax: (712) 328-4738
Hours Monday - Friday

8:00am to 3:30pm
Marriage Applications, Passports

8:00am to 4:00pm
Real Estate Filings, Boat, Snowmobile, ATV, Birth, Death & Marriage Records
Location Pottawattamie County Courthouse
Second Floor
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501